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Sunday 7 April 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include April Athena and KC Concepcion. In that special week of April people in US were listening to One More Night by Phil Collins. In UK Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mapp & Lucia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buggy Boy or Peter Pack Rat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Ladyhawke

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf

Country: United States

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The Last Dragon

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

Country: United States

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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carl Schmitt: German jurist, the nation's most renowned constitutional theorist and the Third Reich's Crown Jurist until his fall in 1936.
Facts:
  • 1st live telecast of Easter Parade
  • New Jersey Generals' Hershel Walker runs for USFL record 233 yards.
  • 14th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Alice Miller.
  • Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declares a moratorium on the deployment of middle-range missiles in Europe.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1985?

  • Life: We Are The World Rock Stars
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lee Iacocca -- Apr. 1, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8950

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

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Smart Women, Foolish Choices

By: Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder

Smart Women Foolish Choices

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Distant Neighbors

By: Alan Riding

A study of Mexico - political, social, cultural, economic - by a journalist who was for the past 6 years the NYT bureau chief in Mexico City.

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The Lonely Silver Rain

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Lonely Silver Rain is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buggy Boy

Buggy Boy

Platform: Arcade; Commodore 64; ZX Spectrum; Amstrad CPC; Amiga; Atari ST

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Tatsumi; NA Data East

Alpha Mission

Platform: Arcade NES

Genre: Vertical Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

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Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back

Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Access Software (1985)

Paperboy

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Atari Games, Elite Systems, Mindscape

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Peter Pack Rat

Peter Pack Rat

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software


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